“Where the Crawdads Sing” is a novel by Delia Owens. It is a coming-of-age story that follows the life of Kya Clark, a young woman who is abandoned by her family and must learn to survive on her own in the marshlands of North Carolina. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and the power of community, and has received widespread critical acclaim for its compelling characters and beautiful writing. It was a bestseller and has been adapted into a film.
Delia Owens is an American author and wildlife scientist. She is best known for her bestselling novel “Where the Crawdads Sing,” which has received widespread critical acclaim and has been adapted into a film. Owens has a background in wildlife science and has worked as a researcher in Africa, where she studied animal behavior and ecology. In addition to “Where the Crawdads Sing,” she has co-authored several non-fiction books on animal behavior and conservation.
Delia Owens’s novels
Delia Owens is the author of several books, including:
- “Where the Crawdads Sing” (2018) – is a coming-of-age novel that follows the life of Kya Clark, a young woman who is abandoned by her family and must learn to survive on her own in the marshlands of North Carolina.
- “Cry of the Kalahari” (1984) – a non-fiction book that Owens co-wrote with her husband, Mark Owens, about their experiences studying animal behavior and ecology in the Kalahari Desert in Africa.
- “The Eye of the Elephant” (1992) – another non-fiction book co-written by Delia and Mark Owens about their research on elephants in Africa.
- “Secrets of the Savanna” (2006) – a non-fiction book in which Delia Owens shares her observations about the behavior of animals in the African savanna.
- “The Nature of Dragons” (2013) – a children’s book written by Delia Owens, illustrated by Mark Owens, and published by the University of Georgia Press.